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Egor

What does Egor mean?

Egor Pronunciation of Egor [egor] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Egor is "yew, bow army". The source form is Ivarr, which refers to the yew tree, whose wood is used for bows for archer-soldiers. Scottish use of this name comes from both the Old Norse form and the ancient Gaelic name Eibhear. Also possibly means "farmer" in Russian.

Associated with: norse, scottish, gaelic, farmer.

Variations

Egor has 2 variants: Igor and Ygor.

Related boy names: George and Ivor.

Egor has 1 more relation via Eibhear: Eber.

Creative forms:
(male) Egorea, Elor, ..

(female) Eger, Egora, ..

Middle name pairings:
Egor Nikita (E.N.), ..

How popular is Egor?

Egor is a rare given name for men. Egor is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Egor (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Eber, George (#136 in recent rankings) and Ivor. These relations of Egor were at the top of their popularity a century ago (median #948) and have become much less widespread since (#1378, 96.3%), with the version George becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eber, George, Ivor in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of George outside U.S.

Similar Names

Egor is alike in pronunciation to Yegor. Other recommended names are Amor, Cor, Dor, Ector, Eder, Edgar, Edom, Edon, Egan, Egil, Egon, Eion, Ekon, Eldor, Elgar, Elger, Elof, Eloi, Elon, Elov, Eloy, Emir, Emory, Emyr, Enok, Enos, Eon, Erol, Eron, Eros, Eton, Evo, Ezar, Ezer, Ifor, Noor, Sior, Thor, Tor and Yvor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Egor.

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